J.R. Writer, Dipset, Thundabyrdz, New York, 2011
|Birth name||Juan Rusty Brito|
|Also known as||Dominican Prince|
|Born||May 28, 1984|
|Origin||Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, NY, U.S.|
|Labels||Writer's Block, Deplomats, Koch, Babygrande|
|Associated acts||The Diplomats, Cassidy, Hell Rell , 40 Cal, Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones, Lloyd Banks, Fat Trel, Styles P, Vado, Lil Wayne, Papoose|
Juan Rusty Brito (born May 28, 1984) better known by his stage name J.R. Writer, is an American hip hop recording artist and freestyle champion. He is from Harlem, New York. He was also a member of East Coast hip hop group The Diplomats. On March 18, 2014, J.R. Writer began his prison sentence at Ulster Correctional Facility, in New York.
J.R. Writer has released one studio album and fifteen mixtapes since 2003, having collaborated with Cassidy, Fred Money, Lloyd Banks, Tito Green, Ransom, Drag-On, Sen City, Paul Wall, T.W.O., Duke Da God, A-Money, Vado, Jae Millz, AraabMuzik and more. He released his debut album History in the Making in 2006, through Koch and Diplomat Records. The album peaked at number 25 on the Billboard 200 and at number 2 on both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums, held from the top spot of both charts by Pimp C's Pimpalation.
On February 23, 2014, Writer released a 13-track mixtape titled The Return Of Greatness, which includes guest appearances from Styles P, Fat Trel, Vado, Hell Rell and Fred Money as well as production from Track Officialz, SpecX2, Butter Beats DBK, Razah, Myes William, Stat Five Ave, Stoopid On The Beat and Automatik Beatz. \
|Album||Peak chart positions|
|U.S.||U.S. R&B||U.S. Rap|
|History in the Making||25||2||2|
|Fresh Prince Of Harlem Vol. 1||
|Writer's Block 4||
|Writer's Block 5||
|My Past Is Your Future||
|Politics And Bullshit||
|The Return Of Greatness||
|"Craaaazzzyy"||2007||DJ Absolut, Papoose, Styles P, Hell Rell, Rick Ross||A Case of Supply & Demand|
|"Back to Back"||2014||DJ Kay Slay, Hell Rell, Oun P, William Young, L||The Rise of a City|
|"MMM (Remix)"||2015||Cassidy, Fred Money, Vado, Red Café, Papoose, Maino, Uncle Murda, Fat Trel, Fred the Godson, Chubby Jag, Drag-On, Dave East, Compton Menace||N/A|
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- "A Case Of Supply & Demand - DJ Absolut". Livemixtapes.com. Retrieved 2016-02-26.
- Goddard, Kevin (2014-01-23). "DJ Kay Slay - The Rise Of A City | Download & Listen [New Mixtape]". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 2016-02-26.
- "New Music: Cassidy Ft. Fred Money, Vado, JR Writer, Red Cafe, Papoose, Maino, Uncle Murda, Fat Trel, Fred The Godson, Chubby Jag, Drag-On, Dave East & Compton Menace “MMM (Remix)”". Rap Radar. 2015-06-18. Retrieved 2016-02-26.